Marijuana may be banned for various reasons you are already aware of; however, it does have its benefits. Given that you acquire the right marijuana seeds strain that has a medicinal purpose, here is the list of medical conditions it can treat:
- Chronic Pain
- Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
- Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
- Severe Nausea
- Sleeping Disorders
Of course, you would need a doctor’s permission to consume one! Plus, you must show your drug prescription to get the marijuana-containing medicine from selected drug stores.
There are two primary compounds in weed seeds. CBD, or cannabidiol, is a compound that doesn’t get you high! It is responsible for making you feel relaxed and providing relief from anxiety, depression, stress, pain, etc. On the other hand, THC (tetrahydrocannabinol) is a psychotropic compound that alters your mental capabilities. In other words, blame this compound for getting you high!
One needs weed strains with higher CBD and low THC to treat medical conditions. Doctors often prescribe a weed strain that has equal parts CBD and THC. CBD helps kick off the psychotropic effect (euphoria, memory impairment, cognitive and psychomotor functions impairment). Meanwhile, THC helps in the anti-inflammatory and analgesic effects produced by CBD.
Here are some popular high-CBD and low THC weed strains with their various medicinal purpose:
This high-CBD weed strain is known to provide relief from pain and anxiety. It is a non-psychoactive strain that contains 20 times more CBD than THC. Further, it has a sweet and herbal flavor compared to pungent high-THC weed strains.
Patients usually consume this weed strain via smoking. Consequently, it takes about 8 weeks for the cannabis strain to flower when grown indoors.
CBD/THC Ratio: 20:1
Treatment: Muscle-relaxant, depression, anxiety, stress, combats cancer; makes an excellent antibacterial, antiviral, and antioxidant medicine.
Another high-CBD marijuana strain that serves as a relaxant. Further, it reduces muscle spasms and any redness or swelling caused by muscular spasms. Consequently, it takes about 8 to 10 weeks for a Suzy-Q plant to bloom fully.
It also has an earthy terpene feature. It has a fragrant odor with a woody pine scent. Consuming it can pose only mild side effects such as dryness in the eye and mouth and headaches.
CBD/THC Ratio: 20:1
Treatment: Pain relief, stops muscle spasms, cures depression and stress, and is anti-inflammatory.
The strain comes from a girl named Charlotte, who experienced 300 tonic-clonic seizures weekly. However, her seizures drastically reduced to 2-3 times per month once she started taking the high-CBD weed strain dose.
Patients usually intake this strain in a topical form – Charlotte’s Web hemp oil. By law, hemp oil should contain less than 0.3% of THC. This weed seeds strain will fully blossom for a grower in 8 to 9 weeks.
CBD/THC Ratio: 30:1
Treatment: Anti-anxiety, anti-convulsant, anti-nausea, anti-inflammatory.
It is a cross between Harlequin and Jack the Ripper, and this strain is named after Stephen King’s fictional deadly clown. It finds its usage in treating arthritis, PTSD, and various neurological disorders.
It has a coffee-like flavor with a subtle peppery, bubblegum, and lemon aroma. It takes about 60 to 67 days for it to blossom indoors fully.
CBD/THC Ratio: 1:1
Treatment: Treats PTSD, epilepsy, and cancer symptoms.
Created because of Lawrence Ringo’s back condition, it has now become one of the essential high-CBD strains to treat chronic conditions. However, THC can vary from 1% to 10%. Its flavor is citrus and woody, which is unique.
Usually, patients smoke this cannabis strain. It takes almost 8 to 9 weeks to grow fully and yields about 16 ounces per plant.
CBD/THC Ratio: 1:1, 3:1, or 4:1
Treatment: Analgesic,Anti-epileptic, provides pain relief.
There may be faint psychoactive effects, but they mostly go unnoticed. It is mainly used to treat conditions such as nausea, headaches, mood swings, lack of motivation or focus, and osteoarthritis, to name a few. Its flavor is primarily earthy and musky.
Again, it takes 8 to 9 weeks for the Harlequin autoflower seeds strain to grow. It is a potent weed strain with less than 10% THC.
CBD/THC Ratio: 2:1 or 5:2
Treatment: Treats acute and chronic pain and is an anti-inflammatory, treats fibromyalgia, it is a neuralgic pain reliever.
High-CBD and low THC weed strains are significant in the medicinal realm. Moreover, these weed strains have a flavorful aroma that sets them apart from high-THC ones. If you are a gardening enthusiast, embark on a journey of weed cultivation and own a medicinal gardener in your backyard!